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NEWS: More Weiner Trouble, ARTPOP Art Work, Chinese Debt, New iPhones

Road More bad news for Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign, as his campaign manager, Danny Kedem, announced his resignation on Sunday. So far, Kedem hasn't issued a statement explaining why he chose to leave. 

Road The iPhone 5S may be headed to stores as early as September 6th, according to a new report circulated by Cult of Mac. Should the rumor prove true, it would certainly follow in the same pattern as previous releases that have taken place around the same time of year. The report also teased the possibility of bigger screens, as well as more cost-effective casings. 

Road Lady Gaga has released the artwork to her new single from ARTPOP, which will be released during this year's VMAs in August. Gaga released  
ARYPOP single artthe bare, technological photo via her official Twitter account. 

Road Recent documents surrounding a pending lawsuit against Utah's West Ridge Academy confirm suspicions that it is, in fact, being run by the Mormon church.

Road More couples are obtaining marriage licenses in Montgomery County, as county officials continue to defy the state's ban on same-sex marriage. 

Road Shortly before her most recent attempt at rehab, and shortly after she announced her Oprah-produced, post-rehab docu-series, Lindsay Lohan has announced that some of her toxic "so-called friends" will be "cut from her life". 

Road China has ordered an audit of all government debt. The order comes amidst fears of a possible economic slump as growth has slowed down in recent months. Chinese banks rapidly expanded their credit in the market while the rest of the world underwent a financial crisis. Now, government officials are worried that local governments might have borrowed too much, making the debts impossible to pay off with the recent slow-down. 

Road Britney Spears and her two sons attended a premiere for Smurfs 2 over the weekend. In one photo, Britney and co. look less than thrilled to be there. 

Road The Russian LGBT film festival Side-by-Side lost an appeal last week, after being found guilty by a Russian court of violating a "foreign agent" law. 

Road Hugh Jackman's The Wolverine won the top spot in the U.S. box office over the weekend, although numbers still aren't what producers had hoped for in The States. Luckily, the film was able to draw substantial crowds overseas. 

Road Downton Abbey has released some promo materials for its upcoming fourth season. 

Road Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z gave a "Legends of Summer" concert in Pasadena. Based on photos, at least two celebrity Chinese-currency-renminbi-RMB-manufacturing
couples were in attendance, Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied as well as Robert Pattinson and Sia.

Road Taylor Swift went paddleboarding over the weekend with Ed Sheeran in Rhode Island. She wore a retro bikini that's receiving mixed reviews...

Road Members of the radical feminist movement are undergoing controversy as trans advocate Dallas Denny published an incredibly transhobia letter sent by an anonymous group. 

Road Australian pop artist Nathan Leigh Jones has released his new song "Crying For Love", which calls for marriage equality in the Land Down Under. 

Road Keanu Reeves' samurai epic 47 Ronin has finally released a trailer, which is receiving some pretty bad reviews


Netflix Snags Emmy Award Nominations: Full List

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BY BOBBY HANKINSON

The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul read the nominees joined by Neil Patrick Harris (a last-minute replacement for House of Cards' Kate Mara). 

Netflix earned its first Emmy nominations since debuting original programming. 

Check out the full list of nominees announced this morning, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Here's the Drag Spoof of 'Downton Abbey' You've Been Waiting For: VIDEO

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A new 'Funny or Die' video spoofs the Crawley family and their staff.

Featuring Stephen Guarino, Willam, Vicky Vox, Michelle Visage, David Burtka, Jimmy Ray Bennett, Jeff Hiller, Drew Droege, Courtney Act, Jonny McGovern, Sebastian LaCause, and many others.

Set to Madonna's "Vogue" and The Real McCoy's "Another Night", of course.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1369

LIGHTNING: In slow motion. "Incredible footage of a lightning strike slowed down. One strike of lightning (1 second) turns into 3 minutes of footage. See what few people ever see!"

DOWNTON ABBEY: Enhanced by flatulence.

GIORGIO MORODER: A new track from the disco legend, "Racer", created on commission for a new Google Chrome game. Check out the demo of the game here.

GLENN BECK: Reenacts The Untouchables in attack on Obama.

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Diddy Joins Downton Abbey: VIDEO

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Last night rumors and disbelief were flying after Diddy tweeted that he was joining the cast of Downton Abbey.

Here's what he meant, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Downton Abbey, the Musical Version: VIDEO

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"It was hard being gay in Edwardian times. There was no 'It Gets Better Project' back then.

Series 4, Episode 1 is here! A who's who of Broadway actors nail it in this staged version at NYC's 54 Below.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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